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Other common names
plume poppy 'Kelway's Coral Plume'
Macleaya microcarpa 'Coral Plume'
Macleaya are large herbaceous rhizomatous perennials with handsome palmately lobed leaves and large airy panicles of tiny flowers
'Kelway's Coral Plume' is a vigorous, spreading herbaceous perennial to 2m in height, with large, rounded and lobed grey-green leaves, whitish beneath. Tiny buff-pink flowers are carried in large, airy terminal panicles
Habit Spreading / Branched
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best in a deep, moderately fertile soil that is moist but well-drained; but will tolerate most soils. It needs plenty of space and can be invasive on sandy soils. For the best foliage, provide shelter from cold winds; likes sun but tolerates partial shade
Propagate by division in late autumn or spring or separate root rhizomes when dormant in winter and treat as you would root cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut down to the base in late autumn
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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